2022 Triangle Cup

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2022 Triangle Cup

Postby gcobley » Mon May 30, 2022 5:57 pm

The Triangle Cup will be a 1 day event this year on Saturday June 25th.
All the details and online registration are available on the regatta website at https://trianglemyc.org/regatta/2JNVlahtCS
Hope you can make it.
If you are coming in the day before, or staying over, let me know and I can arrange a get-together.
See you there!
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Re: 2022 Triangle Cup

Postby scottgraf » Tue Jun 28, 2022 11:42 am

2022 EC12 Triangle Cup Regatta
by Gerry Cobley

The day started with wind that was too light to agitate telltales, and barely enough to identify a wind
direction for setting a course. But it was enough to sail on the calm surface of Lake Crabtree, and all morning
Skip Miller of Jacksonville, FL schooled the fleet on how to keep an EC12 moving in imperceptible wind.
After a great lunch the wind filled in a bit more, with some oscillation to keep the race committee busy
shifting the course. It’s said the sun shines on every dog eventually, and so it was with our fleet of EC12s.
Winners of one race might find themselves tail-enders in the next one, and vice-versa.
Each skipper had ups and downs, but the top finishers had to work for it and earned every position
gained. There were a few collisions and a dismasting when skippers disputed the same piece of water, but
everyone was able to make repairs and continue sailing, often improving their position.
Overall, it was a day of sailing in good company with beautiful weather, warm and clear but not too hot.

Summary of the 2022 EC12 Triangle Cup Regatta
Date: June 25, 2022
Location: Lake Crabtree County Park, Morrisville, NC
Number of entries: 8 sailing, 2 DNC (Marie Powel, Tommy Smith)
Winds: Light to calm and variable morning; light, gusting to 5-6mph mostly ESE afternoon
Races completed: 14
Scoring system: Low point – one throwout per 7 races

Regatta Committee & Valuable Assistants: RD: Rick Ferguson; scoring and logistical assistance: Tom
Rummage; food: Gerry and Julia Cobley; iced drinks: Chris Bock

Skipper YRN Yacht Club Score

Skip Miller USA 95 Jacksonville 25
Leonard Cass 2259 Greensboro Model Yacht Club 29
Gerry Cobley GBR 25 Triangle Model Yacht Club 42
Chase Thomas 2046 Triangle Model Yacht Club 48
Steve Helander 1988 Greensboro Model Yacht Club 48
Chris Bock 1549 Triangle Model Yacht Club 53
Bert Pirson USA 38 Greensboro MYC 58
Jason Troy 1858 Triangle Model Yacht Club 86
Scott Graf #1874
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